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Blog Tour: Playlist for Dragonfly Song (Wendy Orr) , Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Wendy Orr's book  Dragonfly Song. Read on for more about Wendy, her book, an playlist, and giveaway!       Meet Wendy Orr ! Wendy Orr was born in Edmonton, Canada, but grew up in various places across Canada, France,...
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Hannah
Love the colors on the cover
Sunday, 12 November 2017 02:40
Danielle Hammelef
I enjoy the cover. The synopsis sounds fun to read.
Sunday, 19 November 2017 11:51
Penny Olson
The cover is beautiful and powerful. I would love to read this book especially since I have been to Crete.
Monday, 20 November 2017 23:39
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Blog Tour: Never Say Die by Anthony Horowitz, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Anthony Horowitz's book  Never Say Die .   Read on for more about Anthony, his book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!     Meet Anthony Horowitz !     Anthony Horowitz  ( anthonyhorowitz.com ) is a world-renowned screenwriter for film...
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John
The cover is energetic, the books sounds exciting!
Monday, 23 October 2017 16:39
Danielle Hammelef
The cover shows action and fits this exciting synopsis well.
Friday, 10 November 2017 14:17
Penny Olson
The cover and synopsis are all about non-stop action. Looks fun!
Saturday, 11 November 2017 23:05
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Announcing The Official Blog Tour for Turtles All The Way Down (John Green)!

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COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU   Turtles All the Way Down with John & Hank Green   http://www.turtlesallthewaydownbook.com   Join #1 bestselling author John Green and special guest Hank Green* on tour in support of John’s new novel, Turtles All the Way Down. In this multimedia event, the brothers will talk about...
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Blog Tour: Everything Must Go by Jenny Fran Davis, Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Jenny Fran Davis's book  Everything Must Go .   Read on for more about Jenny, her book, and an excerpt!   Meet Jenny Fran Davis !       JENNY FRAN DAVIS was born in Manhattan and spent four months...
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Blog Tour: Lone Stars by Mike Lupica, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Mike Lupica's book  Lone Stars .   Read on for more about Mike, his book, plus and excerpt & giveaway!   Meet Mike Lupica !   Mike Lupica has been called “the greatest sports writer for middle school readers.”...
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Dianna G.
The cover will be really appealing to middle grades students. My students LOVE Mike Lupica, so I had to enter because I know this ... Read More
Friday, 22 September 2017 23:32
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is emotional and dramatic. The synopsis sounds exciting to read because I love sports stories.
Saturday, 21 October 2017 15:24
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Blog Tour: Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow & The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole by Michelle Cuevas, Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Michelle Cuevas' book  Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow & The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole .   Read on for more about Michelle, her books, plus her listicle!     Meet Michelle Cuevas !   Michelle Cuevas  graduated...
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Blog Tour: Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore, Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Kristin Cashore's book  Jane, Unlimited .   Read on for more about Kristin, her book, an excerpt, and giveaway!   SCHEDULE: Week One: September 11 –  Alexa Loves Books  – Bookish Style Files September 11 –  The Bookiemoji  –...
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Olivia F
Loved Graceling and excited to check out this new title!
Friday, 15 September 2017 13:44
Anne
Sounds like a good story but I don't like the cover that much.
Saturday, 16 September 2017 20:05
Tammy VanScoy
This cover is just wow! Need to know what Tu Reviens is.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 14:57
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Blog Tour: Children of Refuge by Margaret Peterson Haddix, Plus Giveaway!

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  Welcome to Day #4 of the Children of Refuge Blog Tour!   To celebrate the release of The Children of Refuge (Children of Exile #2)  (9/12/17), blogs across the web are featuring exclusive content from Margaret Peterson Haddix and 10 chances to win a both books so far in the series!...
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John
The cover looks very best seller-y. The tale sounds fraught with adventure!
Thursday, 14 September 2017 17:42
Dianna G.
I can't even tell you how much I want to read this! My students love the Among the Hidden series. The synopsis has me imaginin... Read More
Thursday, 21 September 2017 20:39
Penny Olson
I like the cool colors of the covers. The stories sound suspenseful and exciting.
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 23:09
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Blog Tour: The Long Ride Home by Tawni Waters, Plus Top 5 Not-To-Be-Missed Places to See on a Road Trip & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Tawni Waters' book  The Long Ride Home .   Read on for more about Tawni, her book, plus the top 5 not-to-be-missed places on a road trip! Meet Tawni Waters !     TAWNI WATERS is a writer, actor, and...
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Tiffany Engler
I've been dying to get my hands on this book!!!
Friday, 15 September 2017 16:04
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Blog Tour: The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez, Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Celia C. Pérez's book  The First Rule of Punk .   Read on for more about Ceclia, her book, and an excerpt!     Meet Celia C. Pérez !   Celia C. Pérez  has been making zines inspired by punk and...
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